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Minnesota or Duke: Which team is the bigger surprise at 6-2?

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
Minnesota and Duke are two of the biggest surprise teams in college football this season. The Golden Gophers and Blue Devils are 6-2 after eight games, and both teams are expected to play in a bowl for the second straight season.Despite the absence of coach Jerry Kill on the sidelines, Minnesota has scored impressive wins over Northwestern and Nebraska. At 2-2 in Big Ten play, the Golden Gophers...

College Football Week 10 Upset Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
With the arrival of November, the final month of the regular season is officially here. And with just a month to go, the national title picture is just starting to clear, while there are several battles within all conferences for bowl positioning.Athlon’s editors are back with another edition of the upset picks, and there are plenty of teams on alert this week.Wake Forest, ULM and...

Big Ten Week 10 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
For the second straight week, Ohio State and Minnesota took center stage with big conference wins. The Buckeyes proved once again they are the class of the league and the Gophers once again pulled an upset as a double-digit underdog.That said, the last two weekends have been fairly lackluster in terms of matchups. That won’t be the case in Week 10. A critical Legends Division rivalry...

Minnesota (6-2) at Indiana (3-4) (ET)

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Big Ten Post-Week 9 Power Rankings

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out and do so in convincing fashion — and likely get some help — to get into the BCS title game and a 49-point win over Penn State was just that for Urban Meyer.Meanwhile, the Gophers won a second straight game as a double-digit underdog in the division as they toppled Nebraska in...

Big Ten Week 9 Recap and Awards

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
Ohio State and Minnesota stole the show again this week in the Big Ten. The Buckeyes need to win out in convincing fashion — and get some help from Florida State, Oregon and Alabama — to get into the BCS title game. A 49-point win over Penn State is a start for Urban Meyer.Meanwhile, the Gophers won a second straight game as a double-digit underdog in the division as...

Recap: Minnesota vs. Nebraska

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 1 month ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Philip Nelson went 7-for-15 for 152 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 55 yards and two touchdowns to power the Minnesota Golden Gophers to a 34-23 victory over the 25th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers.David Cobb ran 31 times for 138 yards for Minnesota and Mitch Leidner added a rushing touchdown. Derrick Engel had two receptions and a touchdown for the...

Minnesota upsets No. 24 Nebraska

By Evan Buhler, 1 year 1 month ago
Philip Nelson rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another, guiding Minnesota to a 34-23 upset Saturday of 25th-ranked Nebraska, the first win by the Gophers since 1960 against the Cornhuskers.

Martinez back, No. 25 Nebraska loses to Minnesota

By Evan Buhler, 1 year 1 month ago
Taylor Martinez missed three straight games because of an injury. Returning Saturday against Minnesota, he showed the rust to prove it.

Big Ten Week 9 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 1 year 1 month ago
It wasn’t supposed to be a dramatic weekend in the Big Ten. There wasn’t a single-digit favorite on the board but that didn’t stop a few teams from upsetting the apple cart.Iowa put a scare into Ohio State on the road and Michigan set all sorts of records against Indiana. But the big news came in Evanston where Minnesota won one for The Gipper in a big upset over Northwestern....